Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as chorister.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare A chorister. See chorister.

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  • noun chorister

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Examples

  • To this hour art thou not tormented with the vile asthma that thou gattest in skating against the wind in Flanders? and is it but two months ago, that in a fit of laughter, on seeing a cardinal make water like a quirister (with both hands) thou brakest a vessel in thy lungs, whereby, in two hours, thou lost as many quarts of blood; and hadst thou lost as much more, did not the faculty tell thee — it would have amounted to a gallon? —

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • To this hour art thou not tormented with the vile asthma that thou gattest in skating against the wind in Flanders? and is it but two months ago, that in a fit of laughter, on seeing a cardinal make water like a quirister (with both hands) thou brakest a vessel in thy lungs, whereby, in two hours, thou lost as many quarts of blood; and hadst thou lost as much more, did not the faculty tell thee — it would have amounted to a gallon? —

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • "That if anie Knight, or other persone entituled to weare spurs, enter the chappell in that guise, he shall pay to y'e quiristers the accustomed fine; but if he command y'e youngest quirister to repeate his _Gamut_, and he faile in y'e so doing, the said

    Notes and Queries, Number 30, May 25, 1850

  • "It was just at that time when the Cuckoulds quirister began to bewray

    Notes and Queries, Number 67, February 8, 1851 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.

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